Proceeds from the upcoming pre-Valentine’s Day dinner will support Youth Transformed for Life, an organization promoting self-improvement and personal responsibility among disadvantaged teens.
Tips are highly encouraged at this competitive bartending event, not only to raise extra funds, but also because the celebrity guest with the most overflowing jar will be crowned the Mardi Gras King or Queen. The benefit night is at various bars on Fat Tuesday, Feb. 9.
The Rotary Club of Asheville-Metro’s inagural Beat the Winter Blues Ball is a themed event offering music, dancing, drinks and prizes in exchange for supporting the Coins for Alzheimer’s Research Trust and ABCCM’s Veteran’s Restoration Quarters and Transformation Village.
Asheville DJs Justin Mitchell and Marley Carroll will spin at the after-party for the 2016 Cyclocross National Championships in Asheville. Event planner Megan Archer has also arranged a bike-themed raffle to benefit Trips for Kids WNC.
To date, Town Mountain’s annual concert has provided about 20,000 meals through a partnership with with MANNA FoodBank. The Larry Keel Experience opens the show at Isis Restaurant and Music Hall on Saturday, Dec. 19.
“There are many people looking for things to do that day for whom Black Friday is completely out of the question,” says RiverLink’s Dave Russell. “For them, fresh air, exhilaration and supporting causes such as RiverLink are a win-win-win.”
The release party for Billy Jonas Band’s new Jewish-themed album will benefit Kids4Peace, an interfaith community of youths who attend camps and other events to promote harmony among different cultures. The performance is at Altamont Theatre on Sunday, Nov. 22, at 7 p.m.
Proceeds from the fifth annual Poverty Forum — featuring healthcare innovator Rishi Manchanda as keynote speaker — will help Pisgah Legal Services continue to represent WNC citizens who cannot afford an attorney.
Poetry and Pie pairs sweets for the mind and body in support of Great Tree Zen Temple. The fundraiser takes place at Urban Dharma, 29 Page Ave., on Sunday, Sept. 27, from 6-7:30 p.m.
Slip-and-slides, water balloon games, crazy sprinklers, food trucks and live music take over Hall Fletcher’s activity field on Saturday, Aug. 8.
Like the event’s name, the entertainment lineup pays homage to the musical legacy of the Big Easy, with jazzy performances by Pamela Jones, Empire Strikes Brass, Bronze + Ebony Dance Company and the Business.
Planned for Sunday, July 26, Aloft’s next donation-based rooftop concert features jazzy duo HoveyKat and benefits Asheville Humane Society.
A forthcoming benefit concert series — which features American blues guitarist and vocalist Selwyn Birchwood in its first iteration — aims to “rebuild and restore the presence of blues music in Asheville” while raising funds for Brother Wolf Animal Rescue.
With its pop-up performances, collaborative artist workshops and a large-scale puppet show by Madison J. Cripps and Keith Shubert, this fundraiser will give attendees a taste of Fringe Arts Festival 2016.
Born from Asheville Community Theatre’s desire to attract a wider audience, this competitive runway show sees 40 local designers vying for titles in four zany categories: tape, nature, inflatables and Christmas in July.
The Leicester Community Center has allowed the Leicester Welcome Table to operate out of its location since its inception almost five years ago, helping assist with its mission of feeding the hungry. To return the favor, the Welcome Table is holding a Poor Man’s Supper to raise funds for the center.
Proceeds from the Sunset River Arts Festival will support WNC Advocacy League, a nonprofit that connects community members in need with neighbors and services.
This unique fashion show features upcycled clothing designed from items found at Goodwill stores.
To jumpstart this new program, Equinox Horse Foundation is presenting an evening of fun, frolic and fantasia based on the Mark Helprin novel Winter’s Tale.
WHAT: Bent Creek Service Project WHEN: Saturday, Nov. 22, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. WHERE: Ledford Branch Road, 479G, Bent Creek WHY: Many trails in Bent Creek Experimental Forest were never intended for recreation, and the high level of use they experience today causes significant deterioration. In order to keep trails properly maintained, Pisgah Area SORBA and […]
Looking to get dressed up to support an Asheville institution? Montford Park Players will hold its annual masquerade benefit at The Venue and organizers says “it will be the event of the season.”